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Fortescue, Lady Margaret (1923–2013), landowner and huntswoman, was born on 13 December 1923 at Ebrington Manor, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, the original seat of the Fortescue family, the elder daughter and second child in the family of one son and two surviving daughters of ...

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Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, first duke of Westminster (1825–1899) by Sir John Everett Millais, 1872 by kind permission of His Grace the Duke of Westminster OBE, TD, DL, on behalf of himself and his Trustees

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Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, first duke of Westminster (1825–1899), landowner, racehorse owner, and politician, was born on 13 October 1825 at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, the second but first surviving son, and fifth of the thirteen children, of Richard Grosvenor, second marquess of Westminster (1795–1869)...

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King, Hugh Fortescue Locke (1848–1926), landowner and promoter of motor-racing, was born at Chertsey, Surrey, on 7 October 1848, the third of four sons and sixth of nine children of Peter John Locke King (1811–1885), MP for East Surrey from 1847 to 1874, and his wife, ...

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Maclean, Charles Hector Fitzroy, Baron Maclean (1916–1990), courtier and chief scout, was born in London on 5 May 1916, the youngest of the three children and only surviving son of Major Hector Fitzroy Maclean (1873–1932), Scots Guards, and his wife, Winifred Joan Wilding (...

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Munro, Sir Hugh Thomas, of Lindertis, fourth baronet (1856–1919), mountaineer and landowner, was born on 16 October 1856 at 27 Eaton Place, London, the eldest of the nine children of Sir Campbell Munro of Lindertis, third baronet (1823–1913), and his wife, Henrietta Maria (...

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Primrose, (Albert Edward) Harry Mayer Archibald, sixth earl of Rosebery and second earl of Midlothian (1882–1974), landowner and racehorse breeder, was born at Dalmeny House, near Edinburgh, on 8 January 1882, the elder son (there were also two daughters) of Archibald Philip Primrose, ...

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Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, maharaja jam sahib of Navanagar [known as Ranjitsinhji or Ranji] (1872–1933), ruler in India and cricketer, was born on 10 September 1872 in Sarodar, a village on the Kathiawar peninsula in north-west India, the first son of Jiwansinhji, a farmer, and his second wife. The family was related to ruling houses in the region—including ...

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Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, maharaja jam sahib of Navanagar [Ranjitsinhji or Ranji] (1872–1933) by George W. Beldam, 1901 Michael Carr-Archer / Beldam Collection / Popperfoto

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Sackville, John Frederick, third duke of Dorset (1745–1799), cricketer and courtier, was born on 25 March 1745 and baptized at St James's, Piccadilly, on 24 April, the only son of Lord John Philip Sackville (1713–1765), a politician, and his wife, Lady Frances, the daughter of ...

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Sykes, Sir Tatton, fourth baronet (1772–1863), landowner and racehorse breeder, was born at Wheldrake, near York, on 22 August 1772, the second son of Sir Christopher Sykes, second baronet (1749–1801), MP for Beverley, and his wife, Elizabeth Tatton (d. 1803). He was educated at ...